A Web of Air
By Philip Reeve
(Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545222167, 304pp.)
Publication Date: October 2011
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The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.
Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theater. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets.
Philip Reeve is the bestselling author of the Predator Cities quartet and the award-winning Fever Crumb series. His other books include the highly acclaimed HERE LIES ARTHUR and NO SUCH THING AS DRAGONS. He lives in Dartmoor, England with his wife and son. Visit him online at philip-reeve.com.
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Praise for Fever Crumb
From the rubble of a broken world, mixing ancient tech with old-fashioned derring-do, comes another splendid adventure from Philip Reeve.”Scott Westerfeld, author of Leviathan and Behemoth
[star] Reeve's captivating flights of imagination play as vital a role in the story as his endearing heroine, hissworthy villains, and nifty array of supporting characters.” Booklist, starred review
[star] Beautifully written, grippingly paced, and filled with eccentric characters and bizarre inventions this is a novel guaranteed to please Reeve's fansand very likely broaden their ranks.” Publishers Weekly, starred review